Translation of "mature" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /məˈtʃʊər/ us /məˈtʊr/

mature adjective (LIKE AN ADULT)

B2 Mature people behave like adults in a way that shows they are well developed emotionally.

He's very mature for his age. 以他的年紀來說,他已非常成熟。

A mature decision is one that is made after a lot of careful thought.

Upon mature reflection, we find the accused guilty. 經過慎重考慮,我們裁定被告有罪。

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mature adjective (PHYSICALLY GROWN)

completely grown physically

a mature adult 成年人
sexually mature 性成熟的
Mature male gorillas have silver-grey hairs on their backs. 成年雄性大猩猩背部有銀灰色毛髮。
mature oak trees 成年橡樹

mature adjective (FOOD)

having a flavour that is completely developed

Do you prefer mild or mature cheddar? 你喜歡清淡的切達起司還是濃鬱的?

mature adjective (FINANCE)

specialized finance & economics A mature investment is ready to be paid.



uk /məˈtʃʊər/ us /məˈtʊr/

mature verb (DEVELOP MENTALLY)

[ I or T ] to become more developed mentally and emotionally and behave in a responsible way

Girls are said to mature faster than boys. 據說女孩比男孩成熟得快。
He matured a lot while he was in college. 他在大學期間成熟了很多。

[ I ] If ideas, opinions, etc. mature, they reach an advanced or developed state.

It took several years for her ideas to mature. 她的想法經過幾年才醞釀成熟。

mature verb (GROW PHYSICALLY)

[ I ] to become completely grown physically

Humans take longer to mature than most other animals. 和大多數動物相比,人類要經過更長的時間才能發育成熟。

mature verb (FOOD)

[ I or T ] to allow food and wine to become old enough for the flavour to develop completely

The wine has been matured in oak vats. 葡萄酒已在橡木桶中發酵成熟。
The cheese is left to mature for two years. 為使之發酵成熟,這些起司需放置兩年。

mature verb (FINANCE)

[ I ] specialized finance & economics If an insurance agreement or an investment matures, it becomes ready to be paid.

The policy matures after 15 years. 這張保單15年後到期。

(Translation of “mature” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)